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Workforce Investment Act

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The purpose of the one-stop Title I of the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) of 1998 is to provide workforce investment training activities that increase the employment, retention and earnings of participants; and to increase occupational skill attainment by participants who are willing to improve the quality of the workforce, reduce welfare dependency, and enhance the productivity and competitiveness of the Nation’s economy. These goals are achieved through the workforce investment system.
The WIA program is designed to help train individuals members take the steps they need to get and keep a good job. This program is available at the Department of Hualapai Education & Training. Different programs are tailored to the needs of youth and adults on the Hualapai Reservation.

SERVICES

The One-Stop Hualapai WIA Program will provide training and learning opportunities to eliminate barriers that ultimately result in permanent employment and self-sufficiency. The program is a combination of services including:

  • assessments
  • career exploration
  • work readiness
  • traditional education
  • classroom training

The program provides a support structure and monitoring system to identify and prevent barriers through active follow-up services which is essential for successful outcomes.

Eligibility Checklist

Our funding sources require the following documents be submitted before determining your eligibility for WIA services:

  • Birth certificate
  • Social Security card
  • Tribal affiliation
  • Household verification
  • Income verification
  • Selective Service Registration for males born on or after January 1, 1960
  • Proof of  school status*

* youth applicants only

WIA Youth Program

The Hualapai WIA program is designed to improve the skills of our youth through the completion of:

  • Basic skills
  • High school education/GED
  • Career exploration
  • Technical college/university enrollment, including financial assistance for post secondary education in high demand career areas and work readiness skills such as
    • Making career decisions
    • Using labor market information
    • Preparing resumes
    • Filling out applications
    • Interviewing skills
    • Survival/daily living skills
    • Being punctual
    • Maintaining regular attendance
    • Demonstrating positive attitudes & behavior
    • Presenting appropriate appearance
    • Exhibiting good interpersonal relations
    • Completing tasks effectively

“An Equal Opportunity Employer/Training Program” auxiliary aides and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. TTY/TDD/Relay Services 711.